India News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 30, 2015
India and Iran have agreed to open up a channel for exchange of information to start preliminary consultations for a preferential trade agreement (PTA), Parliament was informed today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 29, 2015
Eminent jurist Ram Jethmalani today asserted that Indian Parliament "is not sovereign" for its decisions can be challenged in court, as he hit out at Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for criticising the Supreme Court verdict to scrap National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) Act on appointment of higher judiciary.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday November 26, 2015
Congress parliamentarian Shantaram Naik today said Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh should be sacked from the Cabinet as he had "violated oath of office by questioning insertion of 'secular' word in the Indian Constitution".
India News | Agencies | Thursday November 26, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that India's Constitution is "a ray of hope" ahead of the Winter session of Parliament which convenes today with a special two-day discussion in both Houses to mark Constitution Day as a tribute to BR Ambedkar, widely regarded as the architect of the Indian Constitution.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday November 26, 2015
In a tribute to BR Ambedkar, widely regarded as the architect of the Indian constitution, the parliament will hold a special sitting on Thursday and Friday, marking Constitution Day.
India News | Written by Rahul Shrivastava | Tuesday November 24, 2015
The Narendra Modi government is all set to make a big splash on November 26 to mark the day the draft of Indian Constitution was adopted by the Constituent Assembly.
Press Trust of India | Sunday November 22, 2015
Indian stock markets are likely to remain volatile amid derivatives expiry as parliamentary proceedings will largely dictate trend in the holiday-shortened week starting November 23, according to experts.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Friday October 30, 2015
An Indian restaurant in a small seaside town in south-east England has bagged a coveted trophy in an annual contest organised by British MPs to pick their favourite curry house in the UK.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 28, 2015
A research paper has asked for a "detailed revision" of the Consumer Protection Bill, 2015 that was introduced in Parliament to replace the three-decade-old consumer protection law, during the monsoon session last month. The paper has been prepared by Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
India News | Written by Rahul Shrivastava | Sunday September 27, 2015
With disruptions dictating parliamentary agenda, the focus has been on what a lawmaker costs to the exchequer and the work done by them. The public outcry has included the right of Indian lawmakers to decide their pay and perks.
World News | Written by Noopur Tiwari | Thursday September 3, 2015
India has gotten a little closer to getting information on more than 600 accounts involving Indian citizens and companies at HSBC's Geneva branch in 2008; the government wants to investigate if some of these were used to park untaxed or black money.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 23, 2015
Describing the passage of the stalled Goods and Services Tax Bill as a parameter to measure the maturity of India's political system, union finance minister Arun Jaitley today made a veiled attack on the Congress for "stalling the country's progress".
IANS | Wednesday August 19, 2015
An Indian restaurant in Britain's Darwen town has been nominated for the British parliament's "Tiffin Cup 2015
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday August 12, 2015
Sonia Gandhi today made a rare dash towards the Speaker's Chair in the Lok Sabha to join her Congress lawmakers in protest after a BJP lawmaker alleged that the Indian Premier League or IPL involved her family's black money - the term given for untaxed money parked in foreign accounts.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Friday August 7, 2015
The Government has decided that Aadhaar enrolment of Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) should be eventually allowed to help them authenticate their identity digitally, Parliament was informed today.
NDTV | Monday August 10, 2015
Market analyst Ambareesh Baliga expects Indian stock markets to face a lot of resistance going ahead. Crossing 8,600 would be difficult for the Nifty because the logjam in Parliament means reforms could take a back seat, he added. Corporate results have been mixed and there is nothing much to look forward to in terms of macro numbers, Mr Baliga sai...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 4, 2015
The current logjam in Parliament has become a cause of worry for the Indian industry, as it is delaying the passage of bills like Goods and Services Tax (GST), which are crucial for economic growth, according to Confederation of Indian Industry or the CII.
Opinion | Poonam Mahajan | Tuesday August 4, 2015
I am reminded of a famous statement made by a former judge in the House of Lords, "I ask: is a man to be entitled to the wages for his work when he, with others, is doing his best to make it useless? Surely not. Wages are to be paid for services rendered, not for producing deliberate chaos."
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 30, 2015
Ending more than four decades of wait, India and Bangladesh will start the exchange of 162 adversely-held enclaves from tomorrow, marking the start of implementation of their landmark Land Boundary Agreement (LBA).
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 24, 2015
The Army is facing a shortfall of nearly 10,000 officers while the figure stands at 1,800 for the Navy, according to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.
Wednesday July 22, 2015
On behalf of Dhyan Chand, his son and former Indian hockey player Ashok Kumar will receive the award.
Wednesday July 15, 2015
The markets continued to trade on a strong note in the late noon deals. The Sensex was up 272 points at 28,205 and the Nifty advanced 74 points to 8,528.
India News | Written by Bhairavi Singh | Tuesday June 30, 2015
The controversial Draft Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bill that seeks to curtail autonomy of the IIMs is likely to be tabled in the upcoming monsoon session of parliament by the Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry, say sources.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 18, 2015
Keith Vaz, Britain's longest-serving Indian-origin MP was today re-elected as chair of Parliament's influential Home Affairs Select Committee.